Vista Equity Partners and Acquia
In September 2019, Acquia announced a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners. The investment comes as Acquia advances our global network and creates the world’s only open digital experience platform (DXP). The partnership between Vista and Acquia is based on a shared philosophy of improving the world around us by investing in technology of the future.
“Our mission at Acquia is to help our customers and partners build amazing digital experiences by offering them the best digital experience platform,” said Acquia Chairman and CTO and Drupal Founder Dries Buytaert in a blog post. “By partnering with Vista and leveraging their scale, network and expertise, we can greatly accelerate our mission and our ability to compete in the market.”
Vista is a global investment firm focused on supporting enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled businesses. “Vista’s support allows us to invest more in research and development, expand faster, and get products to market quicker, while continuing to give back to open source communities,” said Acquia Chief Executive Officer Michael Sullivan.
About Vista Equity Partners
Vista invests in technology companies with world-class management teams. Founded in 2000 by Chairman and CEO Robert F. Smith, Vista partners include technology, enterprise software, and data-based companies that are looking to grow their customer base, expand their product offering, or launch into new markets. Vista’s vision under Smith’s leadership builds off of his own key philosophy of liberating the human spirit. This is reflected in Vista’s goals to create a better, more sustainable planet, a stronger economy and a smart, diverse and inclusive community. Learn more on YouTube.